Climate at a Glance

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1895, 1940, 1988
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1961
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1896
Ties: 1920, 1928, 2005
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1960
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1916
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1895
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1917, 1942, 1987
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1940
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1942, 1996
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1940
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012, 2017
Ties: 1943, 1967
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1940
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012, 2017
Ties: 1917, 1967, 1979, 2015
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1928, 1934, 1959, 1967, 1979, 2003, 2014
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1906, 1959, 2014
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968, 1977
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1917, 1928
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1906, 1928
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1968
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1910, 1984
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1902, 1905, 1970
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1912, 1913, 1914, 1937, 1951, 1996, 2004, 2014
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1901, 1917, 1951, 1976, 2010
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1970
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018, 2019
Ties: 1911, 1926, 1959
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1969, 1970
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2019, 2020
Ties: 1902, 1917, 1919, 1921, 1931, 1985
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1970
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2020
Ties: 1963, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/